of mast, bart offering extra service, we'll get a chance of mass transit. here's a celebration you may not have heard of, a celebration before the celebration. crews tested a crucial piece of the party at times square yesterday, yup, the confetti. that is a crucial piece. right? this is the annual airworthiness test and it passed. all the confetti is hand made and strategically placed. and crews sent the ball on a dry run to be sure it's working properly. more than 32,000 l.e.d.s covered with 3,000 waterford crystals will sparkle during the countdown to 2013. >> have you ever been about in new york for new year's? >> no. i never have. >> they are lining up, i guarantee, right now in times square. it's like 50 deep. >> i can't deal with big crowds. i'd rather be home. >> rather watch it on tv.